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Oak Street

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street in the central business district. The street is lined with businesses, and a few have awnings over their storefronts...

Postcard

Colsac Ferry

Date:  

Description: The Merrimac ferry loaded with automobiles. There is an American flag flying on the ferry.

Date: 1861 

Description: This map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Also included are inset maps o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a passenger train coming down the tracks at the Horseshoe Curve. Rock Springs was called Ableman until 1947.

Photograph

Alba House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Men stand on the street level porch and women on the second floor wrap-around balcony of the Alba House. A sign on the railing advertises a harness shop.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View from across street of houses on Fourth Street. House second on left is the McFetridge house.

Date: 1915 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the theater. There are posters in front of the entrance. A current attraction is George Fawcett in "The Frame-Up"...

Date:  

Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac" with an American flag.

Photograph

Wagon Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over water of wooden wagon bridge over the Wisconsin River. A farm and tree covered hills are on the opposite shoreline.

Date: 1911-08-06 

Description: A view following the lower trestle to the west bank. The construction camp buildings, including the office and temporary power plant are seen on the left.

Date: 1911-10-11 

Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has inundated the coffer dam at the construction site. The narrow gauge railroad (curved line in foreground, right) is n...

Postcard

Broadway Bridge

Date: 1938 

Description: Colorized postcard view from shoreline of a stone bridge lined with lampposts. Dwellings and commercial buildings are on the far side. An elevated railroad...

Date: 1913-11-01 

Description: A view from the hill, looking northeast at the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Much of the brickwork has been completed. Concrete forms for the lo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the hospital. A curved driveway leads up to the entrance behind a low stone wall planted with shrubs. Trees line the street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac II" is seen on the Wisconsin River behind two signs. The signs read, "Road Closed" and "Ferry Opens April 15".

Date: 1940 

Description: This pictorial map shows points of interest, recreation activities, and highways in the vicinity of the restaurant and covers the Wisconsin River Valley be...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of City Hall.

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the approach to the Wisconsin River bridge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the exterior of the Ringling Mansion.

Date: 1912-09-30 

Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.

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